'Painted agarista' [Joseph's coat moth] Richard Polydore Nodder
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'Painted agarista' [Joseph's coat moth]
Entomological studies of the Joseph's coat moth Agarista agricola, an insect native to Australia. Views of the male and female. Plate 15 from The zoological miscellany; being a description of new, or interesting animals, by William Elford Leach, volume 1 (London, 1815). The author describes the insect within the text: "Inhabits New Holland." The plate is inscribed: "Drawn Engraved & Published by R. P. Nodder. 1814." William Elford Leach (1790-1836) British naturalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1816.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1814
- Image reference: RS-10213
- The Royal Society
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